Skip Navigation

LC4 Lounge

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Wood, tubular steel, other metals, textile
DATES Designed 1928
DIMENSIONS 28 1/4 x 20 7/8 x 60 1/2 in. (71.8 x 53 x 153.7 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Miani Johnson in memory of her mother, Marian Willard Johnson
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
CAPTION Le Corbusier (French Swiss, 1887-1965). LC4 Lounge, Designed 1928. Wood, tubular steel, other metals, textile, 28 1/4 x 20 7/8 x 60 1/2 in. (71.8 x 53 x 153.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Miani Johnson in memory of her mother, Marian Willard Johnson , 2010.52.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.52.3_view1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.52.3_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Adjustable, tubular steel metal frame chair on a black steel base with textile (canvas?) cushion and black leather cushion. "I-form" black steel base with flat tapering legs, terminating in small circular feet. Concave tubular steel frame rests on the base and permits the chaise longue to be self-adjusting by one's own weight shift. Conforming white textile (canvas?) under cushion with thin horizontal metal springs, covered with a textile (canvas?) dark orange outer cushion. Modern black leather cover and pillow retained and stored with object.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.